Light of the North Summer 2021

Welcome to our summer edition of the Light of the North!

As God willing, life slowly begins to return to normal after the last year and a half of Covid misery there is, fortunately, no shortage of good news from the Diocese, and some truly inspirational stories: Glen Reynolds reports on the recent ordinations of Christopher Doig and Malachy Eze to the priesthood; Lidia Konar interviews a Polish family faced with a life-affirming test of faith; Eileen Grant takes a look at a lesser-known Marian devotion, “The Seven Joys of Mary” and Fr Domenico Zanrè suggests a summer read which has the papal seal of approval! In addition, Margaret Bradley discovers a blooming successful community garden at St Andrew’s Church, Braemar, and on a more light-hearted note, Canon Peter Barry tells how ten little jacketed bundles of joy were borne into the world at Pluscarden Abbey.

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